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ZA7655: Attitudes Towards Political Fields of Duty 2020 (Cumulated Data Set)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2020): Attitudes Towards Political Fields of Duty 2020 (Cumulated Data Set). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA7655 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA7655
TitleAttitudes Towards Political Fields of Duty 2020 (Cumulated Data Set)
Current Version2.0.0, 2020-12-30,
Date of Collection08.01.2020 - 09.06.2020
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractAttitudes towards political fields of duty. Flash: Assessment of the work of the federal government consisting of CDU/CSU and SPD as a whole; the importance of different political tasks (to provide good educational opportunities, to ensure internal security, to secure long - term pension provision, to ensure a clean environment and to protect the climate, to ensure social justice, to distribute the tax burden fairly, to regulate the immigration of foreigners, to improve data protection for citizens and businesses, to improve conditions for families with children, to combat unemployment, to modernize health care system, to represent German interests in the EU and abroad, to provide affordable electricity prices, to limit public debt, to promote new technologies, to strengthen consumer protection, to improve the conditions of care, to create conditions for economic growth, to integrate refugees, as well as provide affordable housing); assessment of the Federal Government in the aforementioned political tasks. Demography: sex; age; education; employment status; household size; number of persons aged 14 and over in the household; party preference; eligible to vote; household income; survey by mobile phone or landline phone. Additionally coded was: ID; month / wave; serial number; weighting factor; date of interview; size of location (BIK regions); federal state; survey area west / east.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 11.1 Domestic political issues


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniversePersons aged 14 years and over
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Combined landline and mobile phone sample (dual-frame design, ratio 80:20)
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Time Method Time Method
  • Longitudinal: Trend/Repeated cross-section
Data CollectorKantar, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 08.01.2020 - 14.01.2020 (January)
  • 05.02.2020 - 11.02.2020 (February)
  • 04.03.2020 - 11.03.2020 (March)
  • 01.04.2020 - 07.04.2020 (April)
  • 06.05.2020 - 12.05.2020 (May)
  • 03.06.2020 - 09.06.2020 (June)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
2.0.0 (current version)2020-12-30 April trough June added
1.0.02020-9-30 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was carried out on behalf of the Federal Press Office. The study is the continuation of the cumulations of 2016 (ZA6627), 2017 (ZA6633), 2018 (ZA6715), and 2019 (ZA6725). This survey will continue. The publications of the next versions are planned for the following dates: Version 3 (1st to 3rd quarter): 31.03.2021 Version 4 (complete): 30.06.2021
Number of Units: 8348
Number of Variables: 66
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV


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Research Data Centre
  • Surveys commissioned by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
    The ´Press and Information Office of the Federal Government´ (Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung) infoms citizens and media about the work of the federal government. Above all the office informs the federal government of the news in Germany and worldwide and explores the public opinion.